Ph.D., anthropologist, Director, Native American Studies Program,
Northern Kentucky University; a research associate of the Cleveland
Museum of Natural History; Executive Board Member, Kentucky Native
American Heritage Commission; and Executive Board Member, Kentucky
Center for Native American Art and Culture. Author of:
A new exciting ethnological study on the most prominent Native
American leader in the 19th century, 2006. The loss of Sitting
Bulls ceremonial pipe and its rediscovery is a story equal
to a scientific mystery case, an exciting detective account stuffed
with lies and crime.
His research has been featured on National Geographic Explorer,
the Discovery Channel, All Things Considered, Nova,
and Animal Planet. His works include
In Search of Ice
Age Americans, 2002.
in Kentucky and descends from Jesse Brock, Revolutionary soldier.
He also has Cherokee blood from the Benge, Cochran, Robinson,
and Tankersley sides of his family.